Nechville Atlantis 12" Open Back BanjoFor Sale at

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Regular price $2,695

Avenue Guitars' showroom will remain closed until further notice, but we're still fulfilling online orders and are now offering curbside pickup.

Although we're not keeping regular hours at the shop, we'll still be stopping in regularly to return phone calls and ship orders. You can leave a message at (719) 634-2228 or email us at and we'll get back to you shortly.

The pause in foot traffic means this is a great time to buy online. If there's something you've had your eye on, let us know and we'll see if we can make it work for you!

The Nechville Atlantis openback banjo is an upgraded version of their popular Atlas.

Notable features include a radiused fingerboard, full frailing scoop, and a scalloped tension hoop. These help provide a more modern playing experience without compromising the banjo's vintage charm.

The Atlantis also features a bound fingerboard and antique brass hardware.

Walnut neck and 12" walnut rim. Flat ebony fingerboard.


  • Neck Wood: Walnut
  • Resonator Wood: N/A
  • Neck Profile: Nechville Standard - Slightly Wider
  • Bridge Spacing: J.D. Crowe
  • Scale Length: 26 3/8"
  • Binding: Black with Black/White Pinstripe
  • 5th String: Standard
  • 5th String Roller: N/A
  • Tuner Ratio: 4:1
  • Peghead: Classic
  • Tone Ring: Exotic Wood Cap
  • Radiused: Yes
  • Inlay: Saturn and Stars
  • Head: Fiberskyn
  • Finish: Nechville Clear
  • Stain: Natural
  • Truss Rod: 2-Way Stainless
  • Frets: Steel, Radiused
  • Case: Premium Hard Shell
  • String Gauge: .010", .012", .014", .022", .010"

Why Avenue Guitars?

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Why shop at Avenue Guitars for your next acoustic instrument?

Family Owned for 40 Years

Avenue Guitars has been family owned and operated for nearly 40 years by John Ramsey. These days he gets help from his son, Sean, and his wife, Pam.

Check out our About Us page to learn more about our history. 

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John and Sean bring a combined 50 years of experience to the table. We're happy to take the time answer any questions you might have before the sale, and we operate on a strict no-pressure policy.

Feel free to call (719-634-2228) or email ( if you'd like to know more about this instrument!


As a small, all-acoustic shop, we're able to offer a quiet and relaxed shopping experience. We don’t have an acoustic room because our store is the acoustic room!

We strive to keep our inventory in clean, playable, and in pristine condition.

Professional Setup

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Before shipping your new instrument, we inspect it carefully to ensure it's clean, has fresh strings, and is set up to original factory specs. 

Of course, we're more than happy to do a custom setup at no extra cost. Feel free to contact us beforehand with questions about your setup preferences, or leave a note in the comment box at checkout.

Interest-Free Financing

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Get easy 6-month interest-free financing with PayPal Credit. Just choose PayPal as your payment method at checkout, then select PayPal Credit as the payment method. The application takes less than a minute and approval is instant.

We also offer longer 0% financing programs through our partnership with Synchrony. Click here to learn more about financing with Synchrony.

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